Fake News Awards 2017

Everything below is from GOP.com

2017 was a year of unrelenting bias, unfair news coverage, and even downright fake news. Studies have shown that over 90% of the media’s coverage of President Trump is negative.

Below are the winners of the 2017 Fake News Awards.


1. The New York Times’ Paul Krugman claimed on the day of President Trump’s historic, landslide victory that the economy would never recover.

2. ABC News’ Brian Ross CHOKES and sends markets in a downward spiral with false report.

3. CNN FALSELY reported that candidate Donald Trump and his son Donald J. Trump, Jr. had access to hacked documents from WikiLeaks.

4. TIME FALSELY reported that President Trump removed a bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. from the Oval Office.

5. Washington Post FALSELY reported the President’s massive sold-out rally in Pensacola, Florida was empty. Dishonest reporter showed picture of empty arena HOURS before crowd started pouring in.

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.@DaveWeigel @WashingtonPost put out a phony photo of an empty arena hours before I arrived @ the venue, w/ thousands of people outside, on their way in. Real photos now shown as I spoke. Packed house, many people unable to get in. Demand apology & retraction from FAKE NEWS WaPo!

6. CNN FALSELY edited a video to make it appear President Trump defiantly overfed fish during a visit with the Japanese prime minister. Japanese prime minister actually led the way with the feeding.


7. CNN FALSELY reported about Anthony Scaramucci’s meeting with a Russian, but retracted it due to a “significant breakdown in process.”


(via washingtonpost.com)
8. Newsweek FALSELY reported that Polish First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda did not shake President Trump’s hand.


9. CNN FALSELY reported that former FBI Director James Comey would dispute President Trump’s claim that he was told he is not under investigation.


10. The New York Times FALSELY claimed on the front page that the Trump administration had hidden a climate report.


(via WashingtonPost.com)

11. And last, but not least: “RUSSIA COLLUSION!” Russian collusion is perhaps the greatest hoax perpetrated on the American people. THERE IS NO COLLUSION!

Well, now that collusion with Russia is proving to be a total hoax and the only collusion is with Hillary Clinton and the FBI/Russia, the Fake News Media (Mainstream) and this phony new book are hitting out at every new front imaginable. They should try winning an election. Sad!

 

While the media spent 90% of the time focused on negative coverage or fake news, the President has been getting results:

1. The economy has created nearly 2 million jobs and gained over $8 trillion in wealth since the President’s inauguration.

2. African Americans and Hispanics are enjoying the lowest unemployment rate in recorded history.

3. The President signed historic tax cuts and relief for hardworking Americans not seen since President Reagan.

4. President Trump’s plan to cut regulations has exceeded “2 out for every 1 in” mandate, issuing 22 deregulatory actions for every one new regulatory action.

5. The President has unleashed an American energy boom by ending Obama-era regulations, approving the Keystone pipeline, auctioning off millions of new acres for energy exploration, and opening up ANWR.

6. ISIS is in retreat, having been crushed in Iraq and Syria.

7. President Trump followed through on his promise to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and instructed the State Department to begin to relocate the Embassy.

8. With President Trump’s encouragement, more member nations are paying their fair share for the common defense in the NATO alliance.

9. Signed the Veterans Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act to allow senior officials in the VA to fire failing employees and establishes safeguards to protect whistleblowers.

10. President Trump kept his promise and appointed Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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31 Responses to Fake News Awards 2017

  1. Baldrick

    And every single one of those fake news items was gratefully reprinted on TheirABC news website, but try having a look for the Fake News Awards on the ABC, they’ve completely ignored it.
    Yet make up a story about Fatty Trump and some Russian whores urinating on a bed and there all over it.

  2. herodotus

    There can be no properly functioning democracy while there is a predominance of dishonest media.

  3. Aqinas

    Still not tired of winning

  4. Aqinas

    Though I am getting tired of waiting for the wall

  5. egg_

    Their ever spinning ABC (Australia) should be at the top of the totem pole.

  6. miltonf

    The ABC is unwatchable, unreformable and unnecessary in this internet age. BTW isn’t that Flake a loathesome creature.

  7. Rabz

    He really is a grand master at (gleefully) exposing these pillocks for the vile dishonest and utterly deranged douchebags they are.

    Great stuff.

    #fattytrump4evah

  8. Rabz

    The ABC is unwatchable, unreformable and unnecessary in this internet age.

    Yes, indeed it is.

  9. miltonf

    Trump is one hell of a great guy

  10. Dr Fred Lenin

    They going to re name the media’s top award , the plonkers Prize ,it’s a bit like the half black (white) obummers Nobble Prize ,totally discredited ,like the media ,can’t wait for the receivers to move in to fauxfacs ,and the privatisation of alpbc/ sbs , clean the place up a bit.

  11. Shy Ted

    Here’s some fakenews. ABC22 comedy channel this evening, 21.29 The Best of Fresh Blood 2017…”an initiative designed to find our nation’s finest emerging comedy writers, directors and performers”. Go on, watch it, you know you want to. Let me know if you can spot the heterosexual.

  12. Roger

    Meanwhile, the members of our ostensibly centre-right/conservative government are pinning their hopes on a one term Trump presidency.

  13. H B Bear

    Might bring this one over to the thread for the record,

    Irrelevant Hawke-era ALPBC Liars hack Ol’ Leathery must be disappointed about missing out on a Fake News award after this effort.

    Maybe someone who swims in the Twitter sewer might remind him and see what Ol’ Scrotum Face has to say?

  14. H B Bear

    Shy Ted – I’m guessing this is for the friends of the ALPBC who aren’t even funny in Melbourne. If you call yourself a comedian and are appearing on ALPBC2 it is time to start looking at an Uber job.

  15. NB

    ‘Russian collusion is perhaps the greatest hoax perpetrated on the American people. ‘
    Well, actually that’d be global warming, no, wait, I mean climate change, no, extreme weather, or something. But it is really, really bad – or would be, if it were real.

  16. Dave of Reedy Creek, Qld

    I don’t think I have seen a truthful article or a decent picture of Mr Trump in the Australian media since his election to office. Every article has been based on the habitual lying from the recipients of the “Awards” in the above story. It’s not just their AlpBC or Fairfax, NewsCorp is just as bad, particularly the Courier Mail, The Australian and Gold Coast Bulletin. utterly disgraceful. However it is a clear indication that we are fed as much fake news as the US by the worldwide leftist media. Personally I can’t believe anything much in our media any more, don’t watch TV news, do read the Australian papers and anything of interest from overseas I re-check on more conservative websites on line. As I said here before, we need someone of President Trump’s calibre, truthfulness ( He has kept many of his promises already and is working on the others) and strength of character.

  17. Ubique

    The telling point about the avalanche of MSM Fake News is that all of it is negative fake news. A special award 🥇 should be bestowed on any journalist who is responsible for a piece of fake news that is positive about President Trump or his administration. I have a feeling that this is the one Fake News award for which there are no candidates.

  18. overburdened

    Agree with all the above sentiments. IMO Oz holds the title undefeated for some years in the Fake News stakes with, ‘Wayne Swan, World’s Best Treasurer” (Patchwork Economy et al). My sides still ache. The campaign against President Trump has a hard and dangerous edge.

  19. There can be no properly functioning democracy while there is a predominance of dishonest media.

    There can be no properly functioning democracy – full stop! There never was “properly functioning democracy” and never will be. Democracy is a very expensive mistake.
    But back to the subject.
    Has anyone watched Michael Fullilove address to National Press Club?
    Or professor Joseph Siracusa (MIT naturally) segment on Chanel Nine Sunday morning program?
    Disgrace!!!
    And they are complaining that Trump did not appoint an ambassador to Australia. Lucky for us that he did not. Just imagine what an ambasador would be able to report about “Amerika’s best friend”.

  20. Mother Lode

    The ABC’s newsfeed slideshow (they rotate maybe seven or eight images with captions, interspersed with weather ‘forecasts’ in case they can suddenly report ‘Godzilla’ heat or ‘Gamera’ cold) that is channeled through to monitors in coffee shops etc is still reporting the death of the lead singer from the Cranberries.

  21. md

    2017 was a year of unrelenting bias, unfair news coverage, and even downright fake news. Studies have shown that over 90% of the media’s coverage of President Trump is negative.

    Such unrelenting, all-consuming bigotry is not normal. Leftists are mentally ill.

  22. Thanks Steve. Came in handy this morning. Had to turn off the radio yesterday listening to these idiots talk about Trump and clearly not have a clue. Sent the station the link and commented on the hosts intellectual capacity and asked them to pass on.

    No doubt a pointless exercise, but having a crack. First post on the Cat after reading for a long time. Some fantastic discussions and characters here.

  23. Crossie

    Meanwhile, the members of our ostensibly centre-right/conservative government are pinning their hopes on a one term Trump presidency.

    From what I have seen so far of the current crop of our “conservative” politicians they probably don’t even know the length of the US presidential terms or their electoral rules. They seems to be a particularly incurious and ignorant lot.

  24. Crossie

    There can be no properly functioning democracy while there is a predominance of dishonest media.

    Paul Keating’s banana republic has come to pass though sadly every other western country is in the same basket.

  25. Shy Ted

    I managed to watch a few minutes of The Best of Fresh Blood 2017 on ABC22 comedy channel last night. There is no hope.

  26. Jef

    I notice that, despite so many great achievements Trump had in 1 Year of his Presidency, we have not heard from any of the TV networks in Australia reporting them, except all things bad and negative (and most of them false or fake )..yes all of them !What a shame ! The joke is, they think we citizens are ignorant fools and idiots like them, the left-wing imbeciles !LOL

  27. Mon

    Ted, I agree with you re the make up of ABC. I refer to them as the alphabet people.

  28. Jo Smyth

    If Trump hadn’t won the election, plans were well under way via Obama and his meetings with Twitter, Google, Facebook etc and all the media outlets, to slowly shut down any conversation not thought ‘appropriate’. I’m sure the Cat would have eventually been edged out. Freedom of communication via the internet would have been a thing of the past. If the Democrats get back in I’m sure the plans will be put back in place.

  29. Barry 1963

    To be fair to Krugman, I think the US economy would have tanked if Trump did carry out some of his more extreme promises, like a 30% tariff on Chinese imports etc. Trump has been more sensible than his wild rhetoric, thank goodness.

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